Celebrate Christmas in July around Plano
It’s nearing the end of July in Texas, and every time you go out there’s a 99% chance you’ll immediately start to sweat. As Texans, we know every summer is the same – our only respites from the heat are the pools and air conditioning. The monotony of hiding from the heat can age for some, and is exacerbated by the fact that normal life is on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Want some good news? As crazy as it sounds, you can start to get in the holiday mood right now. There are several shops and businesses in the Plano area that have âChristmas in Julyâ events and specials. Get started with your holiday shopping and decorations at the businesses listed below.
Tip and Brush
Board & Brush, a wooden DIY workshop studio, offers a special Flamingle Bells workshop: personalized Christmas in July on Saturday July 25 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. offer a free gift to all participants as well as a free workshop for one lucky participant. Masks will be mandatory during the event, and all staff will wear them as well. The event is BYOB.
Holiday Warehouse has a special offer for the last two weekends of the month. On July 24th and 25th, they are offering to buy one item, get one free as well as a matching sale that includes Mark Roberts items, Halloween decorations, flower arrangements, plants, pots, containers. , prefabricated bows and ribbons. . On July 31 and August 1, they are offering 50 to 70% off a selection of flowers, ornaments, decorations, trees, wreaths and promotional items. In order to ensure that there will be no waiting to enter the store, customers can book a free shopping appointment online.
Potter Tony Holman has been creating beautiful pottery in downtown Plano for 30 years. Each year, he creates a limited edition, signed and numbered collection of Santa Claus collectibles, and they sell out fast. Each Santa Claus typically costs $ 95, but is on sale for $ 65 each for the month of July only. Get started with your Christmas decoration and do it inexpensively!
Paint my pottery
Paint My Pottery at The Shops at Willow Bend features a delightfully retro ceramic Christmas tree and van decoration item to help get you in the Christmas spirit. Pre-order your ceramic truck by July 31 by calling 972-371-8539, and about 10 days later the store will have it ready for you to paint it in the studio or take it home and decorate it using his Pottery To Go paint kit.
Pipe and Palette
In honor of Christmas in July, Pipe and Palette in downtown Plano offers a variety of Christmas-themed pottery pieces that you can paint in the studio and take home the same day. Book a pottery moment on the website or come in to start painting right away. They are open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday. If you want to schedule a time outside of these hours, you can call 214-501-2314. You can also BYOB and bring food outside if you want.
Plano Parks and Recreation
Join the Plano Parks and Rec department on July 24 at 5:30 p.m. for its Christmas event in July. Oak Point Recreation Center’s favorite elf will visit families through the magic of Zoom to help celebrate the holidays a little earlier! During the virtual event, you’ll learn how to make iced hot chocolate and cookie frosting from scratch, and listen to a holiday story. You will also receive an Ornament Kit which you can pick up at the Oak Point Recreation Center before or after the event.
Urban Crust is bringing back a fan favorite, its âBig Reds and Bubblesâ Christmas dinner in July on July 27. The event is hosted online, which means attendees must register in advance, pick up the ready-to-reheat dinner and wine selection on the day of the event, then watch on Facebook while chef Salvatore Gisellu guides participants through each course.